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How to get more men to ask you to dance : The Red Effect

How to get more men to ask you to dance : The Red Effect

A new study by the University of Rochester reveals the strong role that the color red plays in influencing our perception of the opposite sex, primarily men. While it has been known that red is attributed to specific behaviors in people, this study empirically tested the theory to provide conclusive evidence of the fact. The color red affects men at a primitive level: "..the women shown framed by or wearing red were rated significantly more attractive and sexually desirable by men than the exact same women shown with other colors. When wearing red, the woman was also more likely to score an invitation to the prom and to be treated to a more expensive outing." But here is my perspective:

How to understand the Salsa beats and rhythms better

How to understand the Salsa beats and rhythms better

One of our users on the forums posted a great link to a website that makes it very helpful for beginners to understand some of the salsa intruments and their particular rhythm in a song. Very useful to understanding the salsa beat! This is probably the number one cause of salsa frustration.

The new community page : The Salsa Scene

The new community page : The Salsa Scene

We have known that for some reason the forums have dwindled from their height in popularity in the summer of 2007. Could it be because of the economic recession? Probably not, but we know that the old addicted2salsa forums do need a bailout plan as well.

Reasons Why You Should be Dancing Salsa Right Now!

Reasons Why You Should be Dancing Salsa Right Now!

Salsa Dancing. What is it that makes it popular today? Why is it that people who salsa seems to be happier, in better shape and in a better mood compared to others? From these questions we see that there are two major roles dancing salsa plays in peoples lives: they are healthier and they have a great social life.We all know, having heard or read somewhere, about the health benefits of dancing. Here are some of the more prominent ones to be considered: Its a great cardio activity that is fun; its a lot easier to spend three hours dancing than it is to spend forty five minutes on the treadmill. You burn 450 calories per hour while dancing. Isnt that amazing? Your balance and posture improves. You loose weight. Your flexibility increases. It helps develop better circulation. You will have better coordination. You gain long-lasting energy as your metabolism increases. It helps you work through or reduce other major health problems (e.g., depression). So if these reasons alone arent enough to understand why people pick up salsa dancing, lets analyze the social aspect of it. We all come from different walks of life; some better than others, but for the most part the one thing people mutually seek is the feeling of being important, of having a purpose and belonging somewhere (e.g., to a community or group of people with common interests or goals). That is where dancing comes in: the means to a better end, building confidence and a sense of self that will drastically improve your quality of life. So how does salsa dancing help fulfill this ultimate goal?Here it goes: Salsa dancing

Link between Peoples Personalities and their choice of Music

Link between Peoples Personalities and their choice of Music

Musical tastes and personality are closely linked, according to a recent study by the Heriot-Watt University in Scotland.

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